Nov 24, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >>> california may soon be one of the few states that require students to learn cursive handwriting. 45 of the 50 states are moving towards abandoning penmanship in an era of keyboards and cut and paste. opponents of cursive say it's no longer necessary and printing is sufficient. supporters say good hant writing help motor skills and is a symbol of personallality. >>> champion boxer hector camacho died in a hospital in puerto rico after being taken off life support. he won several world titles including two lightweight belts. after retirement he struggled with drugs and alcohol. camacho was shot tuesday while sitting in a car. he was 50 years old. >>> today fans from california and across the country are remembering actor larry hagman. a wreath of yellow roses was placed on his star at the hollywood walk of fame today. the actor who died yesterday standard as astronaut tony nelson on "i dream of jeanie," he was best-known as playing scheming oil man j.r. ewing on a dallas." exterior of the ranch stood in for the ewing home. larry hagman was a texas native. he died in dallas, surrounded by his fa
Nov 17, 2012 11:30pm PST
pulled a gun on him in oakland, california. >> on this night too short told the crowd 39-year-old williams has high on drugs. >> i'll tell you right now, [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: fans who paid as much as $100 to see williams feel like the joke was on them. >> to go out there and to be blatantly be disrespected to your face and i could understand whyesh -- why everybody wants their money back. >> we could not reach his promoter to find out if they plan to offer any refunds for the performance. >>> in oakland, a shooting in the city's lower diamond district left a 27-year-old man dead. officers found the man suffering from several gunshot wounds on plightner avenue around school street near 1:00 a.m. he was pronounced dead at the scene. there is no word on arrest or possible motive. this is oakland's 109th homicide of the year. there were 102 this time last year. >>> also in oakland, police are looking for a drunk driver who sent two people to the hospital in a hit-and-run this afternoon. a woman was putting items in the trunk of her car when she was struck on 105th avenue.
Nov 10, 2012 11:30pm PST
who take too long to graduate from california state university could face higher fees. the board of trustees is expected to vote on the fee for super seniors. cal state says it needs to make room for new undergraduates. students say that is not fair because they say classes are not offers as much as before due to budget cuts. >>> the u.s.s. horn yet honored the late neal armstrong. the floating museum celebrated the grand re-opening of its apollo exhibit. the hornet recovered the astronauts. >>> he served several years in the navy and went on to become a test pilot and then of course, went to work for nasa and became an astronaut and achieved the ultimate. >> today's festivities including a flyover by an historic aircraft. >>> downtown castro valley boulevard officially re-opened, showing off its new led lights, new trees and planters. the multi-million streetscape project included reconfiguring traffic lanes, widening sidewalks and adding bike lanes in the area from san miguel area to redwood road. >> a holiday tradition gets a little bit of a test run today. some of the new c